Jodie Tanga | Young Guns 2014

by Ryan Smith05 May 2014
Jodie TangaJodie Tanga
Age: 32
Mortgage consultant and director of business development, Pacific Rim Mortgage

Jodie Tanga was just 22 when she set up her own branch of a friend’s mortgage company in 2005. Since then she’s seen her business grow by leaps and bounds. In 2012, Pacific Rim did $120m in production, and Tanga herself originated $60m. Tanga is also a two-time president of the Hawaii Association of Mortgage Professionals and chairs the legislative and education committees. Her emphasis on mortgage education also extends to her clients, she says.

“I emphasize client education—we want our clients to be making the right decision for their future,” she says. “I also leave no clients behind; if someone is not ready now, we will help them fix and build credit until they are ready. My goal is truly to help all people achieve homeownership the right way at the right time.”

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  • Director of Business Development, Pacific Rim Mortgage (since January 2005)
  • Previous:
    • Loan Officer, HSBC (April 2003 – January 2005)
    Years of Experience:
    • About 10 years of Experience
    • Hawaii Association of Mortgage Professionals
    • Masters in Development Financial Economics, University of San Francisco 1999-2003
    • Iolani School, 1996 – 1999
    Current Town Kailua, Hawaii
    Hometown Kailua, Hawaii
    Family Married to Shane,  Son- Dylan, Daughter- Live
    Interests Working out, running, yoga, Kick boxing, reading, she’s an animal lover
    Other Information She played Soccer in college
    She’s the assisting coach in Iolani Women’s Soccer Team

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